Newsweek: Amy McGrath Takes Narrow Lead Over Mitch McConnell in Kentucky Senate Race, Poll Shows

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Kentucky State AFL-CIO voted "no recommendation" in the June 23 Democratic primary whose main contenders at Charles Booker, Mike Broihier and McGrath. "No recommendation" means state AFL-CIO-affiliated unions can back the candidate of their choice in the primary. The state AFL-CIO is expected to make an endorsement for the general election after the primary.


Democratic senatorial candidate Amy McGrath appears to have a very narrow lead over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky's race, according to a recent poll.

The polling, which was conducted by RMG Group, shows McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot, with the support of 41 percent of voters, while McConnell is backed by 40 percent. However, the polling also showed that when voters are informed that McGrath supports congressional term limits while McConnell does not, her lead over the Republican jumps significantly.

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